Public Service Telephone Company

Statement of Nondescrimination

Public Service Telephone Company has filed with the federal Government a Compliance Assurance in which it assures the Rural Utilities Service and the Federal Communications Commission that it will comply fully with all requirements of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the rules and Regulations of the Department of Agriculture issued there under, to the end that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in the conduct of its program and the operation of its facilities. Under this Assurance, this organization is committed not to discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin in its policies and practices relating to applications for service or any other policies and practices relating to treatment of beneficiaries and participants including rates, conditions and extension of service, use of any of its facilities, attendance at and participation in any meetings of beneficiaries and participants or the exercise of any rights of such beneficiaries and participants in the conduct of the operations of this organization.